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The Cat's Meow (2001)
 6.3
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense, talky, clever, dramatic ...
Plot: murder, hollywood, infidelity, party, mistress, gossip, artists and showbiz, couples, actor's life, crimes, love and romance, crimes of passion, adultery, husband wife relationship, columnist, secrets, yacht, kiss, blackmail, sex, police investigation, love, couple relations, dishonesty, showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, san diego california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, clever and melancholic films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, catastrophe, dialogue and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Cat's Meow: Up at the Villa (2000), Valmont (1989), Timecode (2000), The Last Tycoon (1976), A Good Woman (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: seduction, widow, theft, refugee, blackmail, vacation, infidelity, romance, couples, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1938 ...
Place: florence, italy, europe, paris france, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, obsession, producer, ambition, introspection, film industry, fall in love, great depression, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.5
 11K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, woman, rich man, betrayal, secrets, farce, gossip, newlywed, twists & turns ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, revenge, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, family relations, love triangle, love, dishonesty, rivalry, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: talky, clever, cynical, realistic, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, abortion, ballet, ecstasy, party, hollywood, anniversary, dishonesty, couples, family problems, youth, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, marriage, doctor, couples, redemption, epidemic, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, vandalism, rejection, pimp, dishonesty, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, writer's life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: seduction, love triangle, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, dedication event, family problems, actor's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: high society, infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, loneliness, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 12K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, emotional, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, actor's life, romance, theater, hallucination, infidelity, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, mental illness, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 2K
Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, ultimatum, gender, couple relations, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, betrayal, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, europe, japan, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 9K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, romance, jealousy, crumbling marriage, love and romance, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 3K
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, serious ...
Plot: prison, murder, escape, romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, confined, love and romance, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 5K
Darling (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
Style: cynical, witty, clever, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: fashion, abortion, model, infidelity, extramarital affair, advertising executive, love and romance, rise to the top, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, love, pregnancy, desire, party, romance, wine, poet, scandal, tourist, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 45K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, old love, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: drug addiction, showbiz, rise and fall, filmmaking, couples, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, love and romance, downfall, small town life, terminal illness, starlet ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 1K
Illuminata (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's not finished, and intrigue starts that ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, playwright, critic, transvestism, writer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, romance, actor's life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 192K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, couples, family problems, love affair, couple relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, loveless marriage, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 69K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, showbiz, director, filmmaking, talented, love and romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, hopes, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, youth, urban, young lovers, introspection, lifestyle, actor's life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, letter, adultery, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, power relations, bourgeoisie, suffering, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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